THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: EPISODE #21: Life at the Skinboat School

 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

What is a “Greenland-style” kayak; a brief introduction to the Aleut kayaking tradition; Corey Freedman, founder of the Skin Boat School; the music of Issumat.

LINKS:

Kayak hunting in Illorsuit, Greenland 1959 (Ken Taylor’s blog)

Ken Taylor’s Kayak: The Origins of Modern Greenland-Style Kayaks, by Duncan Winning (originally published in Sea Kayaker Magazine)

Anas Acuta: The Original Valley Sea Kayak

Corey Freedman’s Skin Boat School

Isummat




THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: DUBCAST #20: The Narwhal Tusk Polar Bear Head Necklace

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IN THIS EPISODE:

The Golden Age of Sea Kayaking, introducing Jens Peter Kielsen, the head of Qajaq Qaqortoq; the story of the narwhal tusk polar bear head necklace; the music of Saqqaarsik.

LINKS:

West Coast Sea Kayak Symposium Greenland Rolling Demo 2005

West Coast Sea Kayak Symposium Greenland Rolling Demo 2007

Sterling Donalson introduces Dubside's Ice Kap

“Sea Kayaking on the Decline and Canoeing Bounces” by Bryan Hansel

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Greenland Rolling with Dubside (2006)

Modern Greenland Kayaking (2008)


THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: Special Guest Kiliii Yuyan

Anaiyyun: Prayer for the Whale from Kiliii Yuyan on Vimeo.

IN THIS EPISODE:

National Geographic Photographer Kiliii Yuyan on discovering his Nanai/Hezhe (Siberian native) ancestry, learning traditional sewing techniques for skin-on-frame kayaks from Alaskan Inuit elders, becoming part of the whaling community in Utqiaġvik, Alaska, and the challenges of navigating among indigenous communities as a photographer.

LINKS:

Kiliii Yuyan Photographer

Anaiyyun: Prayer for the Whale

Seawolf Kayak


THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: EPISODE #18: Deception Pass

 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

Rolling and racing in the tidal currents of Deception Pass, and the music of Inuk, "Angusassaq".

LINKS:

Welcome to the MASIK

This is Warren (The Legendary Warren Williamson)

“Paddlers to brave cold in Deception Pass Dash”

Deception Pass Dash (video by Andrew Elizaga and Katya Palladina)

Inuk: “Angusassaq”

Inuk at atlanticmusic.gl

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Greenland Rolling with Dubside (2006)

Modern Greenland Kayaking (2008)


THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: Special Guest Tim Gallaway

IN THIS EPISODE:

Greenland-style kayak instructor Tim Gallaway competed in the 2018 Greenland National Kayaking Championships, bringing along a crate full of kayak parts to build a custom skin-on-frame kayak during the few days before the competition. He shares his thoughts on learning Greenland rolls, building skin-on-frame kayaks, and on the real magic of kayaking.

LINKS:

Tim Gallaway: "Kayak To The Sea" vlog series on YouTube

Tim Gallaway on Instagram

Kiliii Yuyan

Paddle to the Sea, the classic 1966 Canadian film




THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: EPISODE #17: Harpoon Throwing

 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

A kayaking death in Washington, practicing harpoon throwing for the Greenland competition, Greenland kayaker Pavia Tobiason, the "chocolate factories" of Greenland, the music of Rina.

LINKS:

Drowned Everett kayaker found near Hat Island identified

Missing kayaker found dead near Everett identified

Sea Kayaker's Deep Trouble: True Stories and Their Lessons from Sea Kayaker Magazine

Sea Kayaker's More Deep Trouble

Rina: Unnuaru




THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: EPISODE #16: Rolling in formation takes Greenland Style to the next level

 

IN THIS EPISODE:

Attempts at rolling in formation and Dubside's rendition of "Lines", by Greenlandic musician Ole Kristiansen.

LINKS:

Ole Kristiansen, Pop Uummataaruffimmi

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THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: EPISODE #15: The Redemption of Gordon Brown

 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

Seventeen year-old Maligiaq Padilla's race across the St. Lawrence River, the contentious Greenland paddle versus Euro paddle debate provoked by British Canoe Union sea kayaking coach Gordon Brown, and the music of Sussat from Nuuk, Greenland, “Sila qaammareerpoq”.

LINKS:

The Golden Gate Kayak Symposium: Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown: Sea Kayak: A Manual for Intermediate and Advanced Sea Kayakers

Sussat, "Sila qaammareerpoq"

“Sound Of Greenland” at Atlantic Music

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THE DUBCAST WITH DUBSIDE: EPISODE #15: Racing in Qaqortoq

 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

Kayak racing at the Greenland Kayaking Championships in Qaqortoq, and the legend of the old seal hunter's secret racing stroke.

LINKS:

Nina - Eqqissineq

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Greenland Rolling with Dubside (2006)

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